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Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.

Florida’s tipping point: Supreme Court clears path for pivotal abortion rights...

The proposed constitutional amendment offers a robust defense of abortion rights, stipulating that no laws should "prohibit, penalize, delay, or restrict abortion before viability or when necessary to protect the patient's health."

Supreme Court’s abortion pill decision could set precedent for contraception rights

The implications of a broad ruling against the FDA's approval could extend far beyond mifepristone, setting a legal precedent that invites challenges to other medical treatments.

Cori Bush calls for repeal of antiquated Comstock law amid rising...

With the U.S. Supreme Court's current review of mifepristone access—a drug fundamental to over 60% of abortions in the U.S.—the urgency of Bush's demand is palpable.

Texas high court blocks emergency abortion: A fight for reproductive rights...

Kate Cox's legal battle highlights the struggle against restrictive abortion laws in Texas.

Abortion bans impede efforts to address domestic violence: An alarming consequence

The very doctors who play a crucial role in identifying and assisting victims of intimate partner violence, namely OB-GYNs, are facing increasing challenges in providing this essential care.

Landmark triumph in Ohio: Voters powerfully cement abortion rights in state...

In a remarkable assertion of progressive values, Ohio voters have firmly anchored the right to abortion within the bedrock of their state constitution, signaling a clear directive to policy makers and setting a precedent for the nation.

Resisting abortion bans a year after Dobbs

A nurse midwife discusses how health care providers and movements connect in the fight for reproductive justice after the upending of abortion rights.

Extremists want to ban discussing their abortion bans

Thirty-nine years later, here comes a clique of theocratic extremists in our country using Orwellian manipulation in its crusade to take control over every woman’s personal reproductive rights. 

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules two GOP abortion bans are unconstitutional

Nine justices ruled that the Oklahoma Constitution guarantees the "inherent right of a pregnant woman to terminate a pregnancy when necessary to preserve her life."

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.